When You See Plant Based Recipes Think Protein

When I tell people I am plant-based, one of the first questions I'm asked is "How do you get enough protein?" For some reason, people are under the impression that protein is not in fruits and vegetables. They think the only way to get protein is to eat meat. They are sadly mistaken!

Protein is one of the macronutrients (carbohydrates and fats are the others) and it is important to get enough. Protein is primarily u